Medicare is basis for medical billing errors; June 29, 2012

“In Sunday’s series on medical billing, Sarah Tribble and Dave Davis did a fantastic job unraveling the complexities health care providers endure in an attempt to receive payment for services. As the reporters duly note, in a system of such complexity, mistakes certainly happen. The mistakes we hear about most often arise when patients believe they have been overcharged for their care. This same system often results in providers being paid less than they should be for the very same reasons.” Full article